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T-shirt of the week: Wikipedia is "accurate"

This week's geek shirt is one near and dear to the Trivia Geek's heart, as it relates to his favorite (quasi-)reliable source of information for all my much-abused trivia columns: Wikipedia.

wikipedia_shirt.jpgThis week's geek shirt is one near and dear to the Trivia Geek's heart, as it relates to his favorite (quasi-)reliable source of information for all my much-abused trivia columns: Wikipedia. This snazzy bit of dork couture (available from Busted Tees) encapsulates the online encyclopedia's eternal paradox: Wikipedia wishes to be considered the equal of any other primary source, yet its editors ruthlessly demand that every single fact and figure within its pages be copied from somewhere else. Obviously, the work falls down in places. Otherwise, I wouldn't be able to sustain a regular Quibble of the Week. Huzzah for persistent inaccuracies.

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